Interference of Light at a Double Slit

 
Interference of Light at a Double Slit
 
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Condition for a maximum:
 
d sin α  =  k λ

d ... spacing between slits
α ... angle
k ... order of the maximum (0, 1, 2, ...)
λ ... wavelength

 
Condition for a minimum:
 
d sin α  =  (k − ½) λ

d ... spacing between slits
α ... angle
k ... order of the minimum (1, 2, ...)
λ ... wavelength

 

 
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© Walter Fendt, October 7, 2003
Last modification: March 20, 2014